In a secluded valley, within a huge olive tree estate, Pianciano is a stone hamlet built in the 15th century. It is dominated by the magnificent villa Paradiso, built at the end of 1600. In the hamlet, three accurately restored and furnished cottages are perfect for a peaceful holiday, in the 'green heart of Italy'. It is possible to rent from one 'room with a view' for a romantic holiday up to the all hamlet (max 20).Swimming pool 12x6, dressing room. The guardians will take care of any problem during your staying. Self catering accommodation. Also breakfast, dinner and wooden oven pizza on request. Cooking lessons. Tour guide, wineries tour, wildlife guide.Wifi, broadband in all houses and in the pool area. Steam bath, minispa. Mobile phone and pc at your disposal. Pick up from and to airport.
Also close to Rome and Florence, Pianciano is ideal to visit jewels of architecture and art like Spoleto, Assisi, Bevagna, Todi, Bevagna and Montefalco. Wineries tours, olive oil and truffles tasting. Also ideal for a relaxing holiday, in the peace of its lovely garden and surroundings.
Genuine, all-Italian product shopping: Pure olive oil, meat by the farm butchery and truffles (in season) are available for purchase at the estate farm.
Household-staff: Custodians on spot. Fenced property. Extra cleaning on request. Dinner on request. Wooden-oven pizza cooking on request. Cooking lesson (Italian traditional, Umbrian traditional, pizza, cous.cous).
Added amenities : Besides great furniture and efficient, state-of-the-art appliances the house provides a fully equipped kitchen and a phone line with a modem-jack. Properties are detached from each other. Room, privacy and comfort are ensured.
My ancestors lived in Umbria since 1500 . My greatgrandfather bought Pianciano in 1911 and I have a deep link with Spoleto and this area. The property still belongs to our family and the large Villa Paradiso is our family house. I am a civil engineer with a master at the MIT, Boston. Even if i live in Rome and have worked abroad for many years, I like to spend all my free time at Pianciano. Horseriding and taking care of the property are the most relaxing activity during holidays.
The medieval hamlet of Pianciano need restoration. I decided to give the hamlet a new life! I love to share the pleasure to stay at Pianciano with other people, and to let them know Umbria and Spoleto. When possible, I take our guests for a tour in our family house, Villa Paradiso. It has a private collection of paintings and art objects and it gives an idea of Italian taste for art.
Pianciano has not been a choice, it is a heritage I love to take care of it. The peace of the garden, the quietness, and the spectacular view on the olive grow, more then 11.000 trees, is something unique. The feeling of being in continuity with the past brings an incredible energy to face the challenges of the future.